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Teeka Tiwari – A Financial Pioneer

Teeka Tiwari is the editor of the Palm Beach Letter for the Palm Beach Research Group. As one of the first investing experts to explore cryptocurrencies, Teeka Tiwari is a financial pioneer. The former hedge fund manager and Wall Street executive recommended Bitcoin and Ether in 2016 when they were trading around $400 and $9, respectively. And that was just the start. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? I grew up in England’s foster care system, in an unheated room over a garage. There were days I didn’t eat. I remember cutting out photos of…

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Alexander The Great Leadership – Greatest of World Conquerors

Alexander The Great Leadership

Great Conquerors: Alexander the Great Alexander the Great was one of history’s most celebrated conquerors. Born as heir to the Macedonian King, his great ambition led him to take on the high Persian Empire. At its height, Alexander’s empire stretched all the way from modern-day Italy clear to the Himalayas. Alexander The Great Leadership: A Short Biography Alexander was born July 20, 356 BC in Pella, a city in the Ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedonia. As the son of Philip II, King of Macedon, Alexander was raised as a noble Macedonian youth. Learning to read, play the lyre, ride, fight, and hunt were high priorities for Alexander. As he got…

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Dr. Sam Muslin: Balancing Functionality and Aesthetics with Business Growth

As part of our ongoing interview series, we were honored to speak with Dr. Sam Muslin of Face Lift Dentistry in Santa Monica, California. Dr. Muslin is a Doctor of Dental Surgery, was honored to receive the “Master of the Academy of General Dentistry” award, was featured on The Doctors, and developed Face Lift Dentistry®, VENLAY® Restoration and JawTrac® bite correction. But he’s not just a leader in advancing new procedures; to grow his practice Dr. Muslin also had to cultivate his business management skills and shares key lessons with us today. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what…

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Walter Vera on Cultivating a Corporate Growth Mindset

Walter Vera, Vice President of Metals.com Business and Leadership had the opportunity to interview Walter Vera, VP of Metals.com , one of the fastest growing independent retailers of gold and silver. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? In what ways does that relate to what you do now? Growing up I knew I wanted to do something that I could be proud of and that my family could be proud of. When we’re young we bounce around from ideal job to ideal job because we like to follow what we see. I always had a genuine desire to be a leader while at the…

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Lee Kuan Yew – Leadership Transformed Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew - Leadership Transformed Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew – “The Impossible Can Happen!” Lee Kuan Yew was the first and longest-serving Prime Minister of Singapore. It was his leadership that transformed Singapore from a third world country into a thriving metropolitan city in just three decades. In a press conference, referring to the airline pilot strike of Singapore Air, he said, “I have spent a lifetime building this (referring to the city of Singapore), and as long as I am in charge, no one is going to knock it down.” He was the leader Singapore needed, and it took him a mere 65 minutes to end the strike. A Short Biography of Lee Kuan Yew…

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Ogilvy: The Search for the World’s Greatest Salesman

David Ogilvy: Leader and Salesman

David Ogilvy is considered “The Grandfather of Modern Advertising.” His style is often copied but never to the actual greatness that was Ogilvy. He learned his leadership qualities from good old-fashioned hard work and unrelenting determination. Lesson One: Perfection At All Costs When Ogilvy left Oxford, he took a job in one of France’s top kitchens, at the Majestic Hotel. David’s wife, Herta, recalls that is where David learned the importance of perfection, and what drove him to become a perfectionist. “Everything that left that kitchen to go out had to be perfect. The way the plate looked, the presentation, the taste, everything.” Along with hard work, excellence, discipline, Ogilvy…

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Nelson Mandela – Leadership Which Ended Apartheid

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was the first black President of South Africa and was an instrumental figure in ending apartheid. After his term as president, Nelson Mandela went on to become an advocate for social and human rights organizations. A Short Biography Nelson Mandela was born in Mvezo, a small village in South Africa. He was the first in his family to attend school and it was there that his English teacher gave him the name ‘Nelson.’ His involvement in politics started when the National Party, which supported the apartheid policy of racial segregation, won the elections. Mandela joined the African National Congress party and began actively campaigning against the National Party’s…

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José Mourinho – One of the Greatest Coaches in Soccer History

José Mourinho - One of the Greatest Coaches in Soccer History

José Mourinho Teams Coached | José Mourinho is among many as one of the greatest coaches in soccer (football) history, and he is the current manager of Manchester United. In his impressive managerial career, he has helmed top football clubs such as Porto, Real Madrid, and Chelsea. A Short Biography José Mourinho was born in Portugal on January 26th, 1963. From a young age, his mother encouraged him to aim for success in all his endeavors. His father was a professional goalkeeper. Because of this, Mourinho always had a keen interest in football. When his father moved on to coaching, Mourinho followed his lead. He began to study opposing teams and game tactics relentlessly.…

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Muhammad Ali Record – The GOAT – The Greatest of All-Time

Muhammad Ali Record GOAT The Greatest of All-Time

Three-time World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali is considered one of the world’s greatest boxers. His professional record of 56 wins and five losses is unprecedented. After retirement, he traveled the world as an ambassador of peace and championed social causes like ending poverty and discrimination. A Short Biography Muhammad Ali was born “Cassius Clay” on January 17th, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. At age 12, Cassius was discovered by a boxing coach. He trained under various coaches as an amateur boxer and had a fantastic record of 100 wins to 5 losses. He became a professional boxer after winning the Summer Olympics gold medal in 1960. He took the name Muhammad…

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What Makes a Leader? Daniel Goldman

Daniel Goleman

What Makes a Leader? Daniel Goleman Books, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence Psychologist and author Daniel Goleman , one of the world’s leading experts on emotional and social intelligence. As he publishes his latest collection of articles, he speaks to Ann O’Dea about many topics, including leadership in London . Widely acknowledged as the man who brought the concept of emotional intelligence to the masses. Through his 1996 bestseller Emotional Intelligence – Why it can matter more than IQ, Daniel Goleman has just published Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence.  The book collects together in one volume his ‘must-read’ articles from the Harvard Business Review and key excerpts from his books. Goleman elaborates on his…

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